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Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Parsons Behle & Latimer Lawyers in 2016 Edition
August 17, 2015

Best Lawyers in America recognizes Parsons Behle & Latimer lawyers in its 2016 edition, including attorneys in the firm’s Salt Lake City, Boise and Reno offices.

Additionally, eight of the firm’s lawyers are named 2016 "Lawyers of the Year."  They are: 

Juli P. Blanch – Insurance Law (Salt Lake City)
Robert B. Burns – Litigation -- Real Estate (Boise)
Rew R. Goodenow – Litigation -- Bankruptcy (Reno)
Stephen J. Hull – Natural Resources Law (Salt Lake City)
Lisa A Kirschner – Environmental (Salt Lake City)
Michael J. Malmquist – Energy Law (Salt Lake City)
Charles H. Thronson – Medical Malpractice -- Plaintiffs (Salt Lake City)
Michael J. Tomko – Litigation -- Environmental (Salt Lake City)

The following lawyers are listed in Best Lawyers in America 2016 edition:
Richard Angell (Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental)

Lawrence Barusch (Tax Law, Trusts and Estates)

Thomas Beckett (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy)

David Bird (Government Relations Practice)

Juli Blanch (Insurance Law)

Robert Burns (Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law)

Jim Butler (Mining Law)

Lynn Cardey-Yates (Energy Law, Natural Resources Law)

Erik Christiansen (Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Securities)

Wendy Crowther (Water Law)

Gary Doctorman (Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking and Finance, Litigation - Bankruptcy)

Randy Dryer (Litigation - First Amendment)

Raymond Etcheverry (Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation)

Shawn Ferrin (Real Estate Law)

Lindsay Ford (Environmental Law)

Mark Gavre (Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management)

Tammy Georgelas (Collaborative Law: Civil)

Rew Goodenow (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy)

Stephen Hull (Energy Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law)

Christina Jepson (Employment Law - Management)

Michael Kealy (Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Environmental, Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation - Real Estate, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs)

Lisa Kirschner (Environmental Law, Water Law)

Michael Larsen (Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Trade Secrets Law)

James Lee (Corporate Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law, Water Law)

John Lund (Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants)

Michael Malmquist (Energy Law, Environmental Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law)

Geoffrey Mangum (Corporate Law)

Margaret McGann (Litigation - Intellectual Property)

Hal Pos (Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental)

Robert Reeder (Administrative/Regulatory Law, Energy Law)

Kevin Speirs (Copyright Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Patent Law, Trademark Law)

Lawrence Stevens (Administrative/Regulatory Law, Commercial Litigation)

Charles Thronson (Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs)

Michael Tomko (Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental)

Paul Veasy (Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking and Finance)

Katherine Venti (Product Liability Litigation - Defendants)

Chris Wangsgard (Employment Law - Management)

Kevin West (Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Litigation - Labor & Employment)

Juliette White (Commercial Litigation)

Francis Wikstrom (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Environmental, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent)

Michael Zody (Employment Law - Management, Environmental Law, Labor Law - Management)

For more than 20 years, Best Lawyers has been regarded by both the legal profession and the public as a preeminent referral guide to legal excellence in the U.S.  The new 2016 Best Lawyers in America list is based on a rigorous national survey involving 5.5 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.